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When Your Tooth Hurts, Call Your Dentist

When Your Tooth Hurts, Call Your Dentist

There are certain times when you just know you need to see a doctor. Perhaps it is for a broken bone or an infected toenail or even lingering headaches that do not go away. Any abnormal occurrences with your health or parts of your body that are in pain or are not functioning correctly need professional medical attention. This includes your teeth.

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Prevent Stains on White Fillings

Prevent Stains on White Fillings

One of the most appreciated advancements in dentistry in the last decade has been the development of white fillings. Also referred to as tooth-colored fillings, white fillings allow patients to have cavities filled without the embarrassment of dark spots on their teeth from amalgam fillings. White fillings are a very subtle way to restore the teeth without anyone else being aware that there was every dental work done. These fillings are ideal for most people, yet some people are not aware of this option.

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Don't Neglect Your Teeth This Holiday Season

Don't Neglect Your Teeth This Holiday Season

Halloween has come and gone, but Thanksgiving, Hanukah, and Christmas are right around the corner. With holiday parties filled with holiday goodies filling up everyone’s calendar, it is important that you do not neglect your teeth during this holiday season.

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Dental Insurance: Don’t Lose Out on Your Benefits

Dental Insurance: Don’t Lose Out on Your Benefits

When it comes to money, no one likes to see it go to waste. There is nothing more frustrating than spending money on something that you never use. You may think of this in terms of food thrown away after it has molded in the fridge or a new grill that you’ve only fired up a couple of times. But what about your dental benefits? If you are paying a monthly premium for dental insurance, yet you are not taking advantage of all your dental benefits have to offer, you are merely wasting your hard-earned money.

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Help Your Child’s Teeth Last with Dental Sealants

Help Your Child’s Teeth Last with Dental Sealants

If we told you there was a way to protect your child’s teeth with minimal effort, would you be interested? Of course! Our lives are busier than ever and finding time for extra dental appointments is often a challenge. Between school, sports, travel, and family time – there is often no such thing as “extra time.” Taking your children to the dentist at least once a year is an important step in helping them achieve and maintain a healthy smile.

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It’s Time For School

It’s Time For School

It’s almost time for school to begin again. Doesn’t it seem like the kids just got out of school? August 21 is the first official day of school for the Charleston County School District. You can see this and other important dates on their 2019-2020 Academic Calendar.

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You Don’t Have To Be Born With It To Achieve It

You Don’t Have To Be Born With It To Achieve It

Do you remember the tagline, “Maybe she’s born with it?” The next part of the tagline says, “Maybe it’s Maybelline.” It was a popular advertising slogan, and it worked. It made everyone wonder if a woman wearing Maybelline’s makeup was actually wearing makeup, or if it was a natural beauty. The slogan was famous because it represented what many people are thinking on a daily basis.

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Fears Related To Dental Visits

Fears Related To Dental Visits

Fear is a genuine emotion that can manifest itself very differently from person to person. For some, sweat, trembling and a rapid heartbeat are common in fearful situations. For others, hot flashes, chills or pain and tightness accompany their fearful situations. Fear is common and varies from person to person and often depends on history and past experiences.

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Protecting Your Smile While You Sleep

Protecting Your Smile While You Sleep

Did you know you can harm your smile while you sleep? Dangerous nighttime habits can destroy your teeth and your smile at the same time. The two most common practices that can damage your teeth are grinding and clenching.

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